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 2018-06-18 21:35 

AP

Groundbreaking held for new pharmacy school, housing...

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has broken ground for its new school of pharmacy and graduate student housing complex....

 2018-06-18 21:24 

Reuters

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More weight loss tied to less knee pain for obese people...

(Reuters Health) - Obese people with knee osteoarthritis, a painful joint disease, may find greater symptom relief when they lose larger amounts of weight than when they shed fewer pounds, a recent study suggests....

 2018-06-18 21:14 

ABC News (US)

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Playing video games too much might lead to a real problem, WHO says...

Gaming disorder has been added to an international classification of diseases....

 2018-06-18 20:34 

Reuters

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With FDA input, compassionate use programs appear to work well: study...

(Reuters Health) - When terminally ill Americans receive experimental medicines through so-called "compassionate use" programs, they typically only get these drugs after extensive tests for safety and effectiveness, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-06-18 20:20 

AP

New Hampshire confirms 1 case related to salmonella outbreak...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials say one person in New Hampshire has been infected by salmonella in an outbreak linked to Honey Smacks cereal....

 2018-06-18 20:19 

AP

Parents raise awareness for rare genetic disorder...

ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Lynette and Nathan Elam knew their life was going to change the day their son was born two years ago, but little did they know how much....

 2018-06-18 20:13 

ABC News (US)

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GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions...

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 2018-06-18 20:13 

AP

GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing condi......

 2018-06-18 20:12 

ABC News (US)

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Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom...

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 2018-06-18 19:42 

NY Times

The Man Who (Almost) Wiped Out the Guinea Worms...

Dr. Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben has saved tens of millions of people from painful parasitic infections....

 2018-06-18 19:37 

NY Times

Nearly Eradicated in Humans, the Guinea Worm Finds New Victims: Dogs...

For 30 years, scientists have fought to eliminate a horrifying parasite. Suddenly, it has begun infecting dogs in Chad, threatening to undo decades of progress....

 2018-06-18 19:29 

AP

Montana notifying Medicaid providers of temporary rate hike...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's budget director says the administration is complying with a judge's order to temporarily reinstate Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing homes a......

 2018-06-18 19:11 

AP

AGs office funds summer jobs...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced a large grant to over 90 organizations to fund summer jobs....

 2018-06-18 19:08 

AP

NY health department to call for marijuana legalization...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's top health official says a long-awaited state report on marijuana will recommend state legalization....

 2018-06-18 18:31 

NY Times

It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It 'Cheers.'...

Buried in a new N.I.H. report are disturbing examples of coordination between scientists and the alcohol industry on a study that could have changed America's drinking habits....

 2018-06-18 18:19 

AP

Opioid users will qualify for medical marijuana program...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorkers with an opioid prescription may soon qualify to join the state's medical marijuana program....

 2018-06-18 17:50 

AP

Data: Arizona VA nursing home ranks among worst in US...

PHOENIX (AP) — Data show that an Arizona veterans' affairs nursing home ranks among the worst in the nation....

 2018-06-18 17:41 

AP

Acupuncture aims to heal penguins, giving old birds new life...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Of the 7.6 billion people alive in the world, four have walked on the moon. About the same number practice acupuncture on penguins....

 2018-06-18 17:24 

AP

Court says ballot question on hospital staffing can proceed...

BOSTON (AP) — The state's highest court has upheld the constitutionality of a ballot question that calls for strict nurse-to-patient ratios in Massachusetts hospitals....

 2018-06-18 17:00 

Medical News Today

What to expect from a bronchoscopy...

A bronchoscopy is a safe, relatively quick procedure. It allows a doctor to examine the inside of the lungs, which can help them to diagnose the cause of breathing problems or chest pain. In this article, learn what to expect before, during, and after a b...

 2018-06-18 16:07 

Reuters

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After law change, Greek medicinal users hope to enter cannabis business...

XYLOKASTRO, Greece (Reuters) - Konstantinos Syros turned to cannabis 26 years ago after a motorcycle accident left him with deformed arm and debilitating pain that conventional treatments could not assuage. For years he had to buy it illegally. Now, he pl...

 2018-06-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

Are gut bacteria to blame for anxiety, depression in obesity?...

A study of mice with diet-induced obesity suggests that increases in anxiety and depression behavior may be due to gut bacteria altering brain chemistry....

 2018-06-18 16:00 

Medical News Today

Everything you need to know about facial tics...

Facial tics are sudden, involuntary muscle movements in the face. They can be mild or severe, making it difficult for a person to carry out everyday activities. Facial tic disorders include transient tic disorder, chronic motor tic disorder, and Tourette&...

 2018-06-18 15:46 

ABC News (US)

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Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's...

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 2018-06-18 15:44 

ABC News (US)

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Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend...

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 2018-06-18 15:43 

Reuters

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UK signals changes on medicinal cannabis use after epileptic boy's case...

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will look into possible changes to rules on the use of cannabis-based medicines, a minister said on Monday, after an epileptic boy whose medication was confiscated was hospitalized....

 2018-06-18 15:39 

Medscape

Thinking of Running for Political Office?...

Know what a political campaign involves and ask yourself, 'Am I ready for this?' Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-06-18 15:25 

AP

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he was diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago with Parkinson's disease....

 2018-06-18 15:15 

Medscape

Managing Childhood Asthma: The Approach That Works...

Progress in childhood asthma management has been made, but more work must be done to fully control this chronic condition. CDC Expert Commentary...

 2018-06-18 15:00 

Medical News Today

Religious belief may extend life by 4 years...

A new study of over 1,500 obituaries finds that religious affiliation is linked with a 4-year longevity boost. Social conformity may play a role....

 2018-06-18 14:51 

Medscape

Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care?...

A study looked at adding spinal manipulation and other chiropractic care to the overall management of low back pain. Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2018-06-18 14:49 

AP

First human case of West Nile reported in North Dakota...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Health officials in North Dakota have confirmed at least one person has contracted the mosquito-borne West Nile virus....

 2018-06-18 14:44 

Reuters

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FDA declines to approve Valeant's plaque psoriasis lotion...

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's plaque psoriasis treatment did not get approval from U.S. health regulators, a setback for the company which had high hopes for the lotion....

 2018-06-18 14:39 

Reuters

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Roche SMA drug shines in study as costly new therapies advance...

ZURICH (Reuters) - A drug being co-developed by Roche to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) helped improve development scores in babies with the genetic disease, a study released on Monday showed, as the race heats up for therapies destined to be among t...

 2018-06-18 14:01 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: What is salmonella infection or salmonellosis?...

The bacterial disease affects the intestinal tract and is most frequently acquired through contaminated food or water....

 2018-06-18 14:00 

Medical News Today

Everything you need to know about allergic eczema...

Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person's skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doc...

 2018-06-18 14:00 

Medical News Today

Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports...

Vitamin D is crucial to our health, and now, new research has found a 'marked' association between blood levels of this vitamin and breast cancer risk....

 2018-06-18 12:39 

AP

Nebraska women run through state to raise M.S. awareness...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several women are running across Nebraska as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis....

 2018-06-18 12:29 

Reuters

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FDA declines to approve Valeant's plaque psoriasis treatment...

(Reuters) - Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said on Monday that U.S. health regulators had declined to approve its lotion to treat plaque psoriasis, citing questions related to certain data....

 2018-06-18 12:00 

Medical News Today

Why is my urine foamy?...

A fast urine stream sometimes causes urine to appear foamy. However, foamy urine is also a symptom of several medical conditions. In this article, learn about the potential causes, including dehydration, kidney disease, and diabetes. We also explore treat...

 2018-06-18 12:00 

Medical News Today

What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?...

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons in the shoulder. Injuries and overuse can harm it, leading to inflammation of the connective tissues. This is called tendinitis, and it can be painful if left untreated. Here, learn about causes, symptoms...

 2018-06-18 11:39 

Reuters

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UK PM May's healthcare funding rise wins broad cabinet support: spokesman...

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's pledge to increase healthcare funding by 20 billion pounds ($26.51 billion) won broad approval from her cabinet of top ministers on Monday, her spokesman said....

 2018-06-18 11:31 

Reuters

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Israel's DreaMed gets FDA ok for diabetes management software...

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's DreaMed Diabetes said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved for marketing its Advisor Pro software to help manage diabetes treatment....

 2018-06-18 11:09 

Reuters

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Saudi MERS outbreaks killed 23 over four months: WHO...

GENEVA (Reuters) - Outbreaks of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) killed 23 people in Saudi Arabia between Jan. 21 and May 31 this year, the World Health Organization said on Monday....

 2018-06-18 11:06 

Men's Health News

This Guy Was 500 Pounds. Then He Cut Calories and Lost Half His Body Weight....

Weighing around 500 pounds, Robert Morris found himself unable to keep up with family on vacation at Universal Studios. Here's how he achieved his remarkable weight loss transformation by cutting calories and practicing intermittent fasting....

 2018-06-18 10:57 

Men's Health News

These 7 Facial Scrubs Will Clean Your Dirty, Gunk-Filled Pores...

Looking for the best face scrubs for men? Check out our top skincare picks for the best face scrub for guys, including how to use a facial exfoliant and why to exfoliate, here....

 2018-06-18 10:11 

ABC News (US)

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Epileptic boy's case sparks UK review of medical pot laws...

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 2018-06-18 10:00 

Medical News Today

What can autopsies teach us about heart disease?...

Are we overlooking an important source of clinical information by not using autopsy more in medical research? Several studies suggest the answer is 'yes.'...

 2018-06-18 09:58 

Reuters

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Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO...

LONDON (Reuters) - Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization as a mental health disor...

 2018-06-18 08:50 

Men's Health News

30 Fitness Instagram Accounts That Will Motivate the Hell Out Of You...

These Instagram accounts, including The Rock, Kevin Hart, Hafthor Bjornsson and more, will give you major workout inspiration if you follow them....

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